ICD-10 Diagnosis Code I80.00

Phlbts and thombophlb of superfic vessels of unsp low extrm

Diagnosis Code I80.00

ICD-10: I80.00
Short Description: Phlbts and thombophlb of superfic vessels of unsp low extrm
Long Description: Phlebitis and thrombophlebitis of superficial vessels of unspecified lower extremity
This is the 2018 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code I80.00

Valid for Submission
The code I80.00 is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Code Classification
  • Diseases of the circulatory system (I00–I99)
    • Diseases of veins, lymphatic vessels and lymph nodes, not elsewhere classified (I80-I89)
      • Phlebitis and thrombophlebitis (I80)

Information for Medical Professionals

Diagnostic Related Groups
The diagnosis code I80.00 is grouped in the following Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG V35.0)


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  • Inflammatory thrombosis of superficial vein of lower leg
  • Phlebitis of femoropopliteal vein
  • Phlebitis of superficial veins of lower extremity
  • Saphenous vein phlebitis
  • Saphenous vein thrombophlebitis
  • Superficial thrombophlebitis
  • Superficial thrombophlebitis
  • Superficial thrombophlebitis of long saphenous vein
  • Superficial thrombophlebitis of short saphenous vein
  • Thrombophlebitis of femoropopliteal vein
  • Thrombophlebitis of superficial veins of lower extremity
  • Thrombophlebitis of superficial veins of lower extremity

Information for Patients

Blood Clots

Also called: Hypercoagulability

Normally, if you get hurt, your body forms a blood clot to stop the bleeding. After the bleeding stops and healing takes place, your body usually breaks down and removes the clot. But some people get too many clots or their blood clots abnormally. Many conditions can cause the blood to clot too much or prevent blood clots from dissolving properly.

Risk factors for excessive blood clotting include

  • Certain genetic disorders
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Diabetes
  • Atrial fibrillation
  • Overweight, obesity, and metabolic syndrome
  • Some medicines
  • Smoking
  • Staying in one position for a long time, such as being in the hospital or taking a long car or plane ride
  • Cancer and cancer treatments
Blood clots can form in, or travel to, the blood vessels in the brain, heart, kidneys, lungs, and limbs. A clot in the veins deep in the limbs is called deep vein thrombosis (DVT). DVT usually affects the deep veins of the legs. If a blood clot in a deep vein breaks off and travels through the bloodstream to the lungs and blocks blood flow, it is called a pulmonary embolism. Other complications of blood clots include stroke, heart attack, kidney problems, kidney failure, and pregnancy-related problems.Treatments for blood clots include blood thinners and other medicines.

  • Arterial embolism (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Blood clots (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • D-dimer test (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Prothrombin time (PT) (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Superficial thrombophlebitis (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Thrombophlebitis (Medical Encyclopedia)

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